Example sentences for: sterility

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  • Various mutations at the W and the Sl loci have been shown to cause anemia, pigmentation defects, and sterility.

  • The following routine quality control studies for cell culture are performed: recovery of frozen stock and determination of viability, sterility testing for bacterial and fungal contamination, testing for mycoplasma contamination by polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and confirmation of the identity of the culture by comparing the DNA fingerprint of the culture with that of the quality control specimen.

  • By comparison, RNAi surveys of all predicted genes on a C. elegans chromosome have found a smaller percentage of genes with phenotypes: 14% for chromosome I [ 63 ] and 13% for chromosome III [ 64 ] . Surveys of expressed genes reveal an intermediate level of 27% with phenotypes [ 65 ] . Further, selecting for C. elegans genes with expressed Meloidogyne homologs led to enrichment for genes with severe phenotypes by RNAi such as embryonic lethality or sterility as compared to the overall dataset (Figure 5) (For a complete tally of all observed phenotypes see Additional data files).

  • But inbreeding brings sterility and spiritual rot.

  • Many manipulations that extend lifespan in model systems, whether genetic or dietary, for example, ignore or gloss over the side effects, such as permanent sterility, huge weight loss, distorted organ-to-body ratios, or major behavioural aberrations, he notes.

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